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Asus F551MA 4 Core Intel Celeron 1.86GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Celeron 1.86GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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9 Reasons For

Asus Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Many processor core portable PCs built by Asus have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just many processor core portable PCs) and found that Asus also has good reviews across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the F551MA, the Asus F551MA has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the F551MA, the Asus F551MA has a front camera.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus F551MA supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the F551MA is 1,600MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Light

At only 2.2 kilograms, the Asus F551MA is quite light compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the F551MA. The lightest many processor core laptop that has been available for around the same time as the F551MA is 430g heavy and the heaviest is 4.8kg.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the 255[pl_2320494_price] (2.2kg), or the 255[pl_2446561_price] (2.2kg) both from HP or the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2527948_price] (2.2kg).

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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24 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 844 megahertz, the Asus F551MA has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the notebook PCs that are a similar age to the F551MA the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 29GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Asus F551MA has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the F551MA.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Asus F551MA is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Asus F551MA which has four PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Asus F551MA which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 313 megahertz, the Asus F551MA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the F551MA the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 430MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the F551MA the on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies range from 640MHz to 900MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of only 844 megahertz, the Asus F551MA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Old PCI Express Slot Version

When compared to other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago that we have checked, the Asus F551MA's PCI Express slot version of only 2 is one of the oldest. The oldest PCI Express slot version of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the F551MA is 2, the newest is 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.9.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.86 gigahertz, the Asus F551MA has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the F551MA. The slowest processor clock speed of notebook PCs of this type and age is 1GHz and the fastest is 3GHz.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo E545[plb_2857006_price] (1.9GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus F551MA has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most laptops of a similar type and age to it. The processor family of all similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the F551MA ranges from Intel Atom to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Asus F551MA has one of the smaller internal memory amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including the HP Pavilion 17-e118dx[plb_2289622_price] which has better reviews.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus F551MA does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the F551MA also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The average processor cache of many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the F551MA is 4.8MB, and the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Asus F551MA has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the F551MA.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between two and eight battery cells, including the Asus F551MA which has three battery cells.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Asus F551MA is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the F551MA have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

At only 200 candellas per square meter, the Asus F551MA has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the F551MA. The average display brightness of portable PCs of this type and age is 260 cd/m².

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 3.2GHz. When compared to other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the F551MA that we have checked, the Asus F551MA's maximum turbo frequency of only 2 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the F551MA have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Asus F551MA which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the F551MA the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 2TB. The Asus F551MA has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the F551MA.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Asus F551MA has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the F551MA. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the F551MA the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Four Processor Threads

Most portable PCs of a similar age and type to the F551MA have between four and seven processor threads, including the Asus F551MA which has four processor threads.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus F551MA

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus F551MA has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the F551MA.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus F551MA has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Processor Code
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(7)

With the F551MA-SX063H, Asus offers a simple office notebook, which is only suitable for simple tasks. The notebook only needs little energy and always works quietly. In addition, the battery life...

Frugal. Le F551MA n'est pas le plus puissant des ordinateurs, mais il séduit par sa faible consommation d'énergie et ses faibles émissions. Cela sera-t-il suffisant pour se dépêtrer de la... Read more…

20 May 2014

Zuinig. De F551MA heeft niet veel rekenkracht, maar scoort punten met een laag energieverbruik en lage emissies. Is dit voldoende om in de laagste prijsklasse de concurrentie aan te kunnen gaan?

Works quietly, low power consumption, gets hardly warmer
Silencieux
Faible consommation d'nergie
Relativement bien refroidi
Werkt stil
Only 12 months warranty, lowcontrast display
Seulement 12 mois de garantie
Mauvais contraste de l'cran
Slechts 12 maanden garantie
Beeldscherm heeft laag contrast

Frugal. O F551MA não trás muito poder de desempenho. Porém, ganha pontos com o seu baixo consumo de energia e baixas emissões. Será isto suficiente contra a concorrência no segmento de... Read more…

Frugal. El F551MA no trae mucho rendimiento de procesado. Pero puntúa con un bajo consumo de energía y bajas emisiones. ¿Basta con eso para enfrentarse a la competencia del segmento de precios... Read more…

Asus bietet mit dem F551MA-SX063H ein einfaches Office-Notebook, das auch nur für einfache Aufgaben geeignet ist. Das Notebook benötigt nur wenig Energie und arbeitet immer leise. Zudem kann es...

13 May 2014

Frugale. L'F551MA non ha prestazioni eccezionali. Ma ha consumi ed emissioni molto bassi. E' sufficiente questo per reggere il confronto nel segmento "economico"?

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